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African Champions Zambia Win Thrilling Penalty Shoot Out 8-7

February 12th, 2012 · 46 Comments

In an amazing game tonight,  Zambia won the African Cup of Nations after the game with the Ivory Coast ended 0-0 after extra time, and Zambia won the penalty shoot-out 8-7 with the Ivory Coast missing their last two penalties through Kolo Toure and Gervinho. Didier Drogba missed a penalty for the Ivory Coast after 70 minutes when he blazed over the bar.

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News

Tottenham The Best Side Newcastle Have Played This Season

February 12th, 2012 · 266 Comments

In retrospect, after we got over the pain of watching the game,  Tottenham looked a very good side yesterday against Newcastle. Danny Simpson tries to tackle Emmanuel Adebayor

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Newcastle Summer Transfer Business Already In Full Swing

February 12th, 2012 · 208 Comments

Newcastle have done very well in the last two transfer windows, but like everything,  that’s because of good and thorough planning. Graham Carr – Newcastle Chief Scout

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Contract Negotiations May Be Delayed Until Summer

February 12th, 2012 · 41 Comments

Mike Ashley visited Newcastle on Thursday and he was seen at the game yesterday looking happy enough – when Newcastle were 5-0 down. Mike Ashley – in Newcastle last Thursday

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Newcastle News

Alan Pardew – Tottenham Were Irresistible At Times

February 12th, 2012 · 64 Comments

Alan Pardew has talked to the Sunday Sun and he is able to point to some positives in the second half yesterday, for his Newcastle side. A frustrated Alan Pardew yesterday

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Cheick Tiote · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor · Yohan Cabaye

Ben Arfa Finds It Difficult To Nail Down Starting Place

February 12th, 2012 · 48 Comments

Nothing was seen of Ben Arfa yesterday, even though Newcastle were hammered 5-0 by Tottenham. Ben Arfa – future at Newcastle looks a little murky right now

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Tags: Hatem Ben Arfa · Newcastle News